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Sep 1, 2012 8:07am PDT
; right ? >> you are. in the old days this comes from what country? india. thousands of years ago and hundreds of years ago in india there were no movie theatres, no television, no radio, no comic books or no books for people like you and me to read. was this the same here? >> yes. all offer the world it was like that. ask your parents. they can tell you what it was like before the internet. so, people told stores. i bet you tell stories. did you tell a story today? >> yeah, i bet you did you went up to our friend and said, did you see that? your friend said, no, no he didn't. right? that's a story. so, i will tell you a story. in india, here we have super heroes like, tell me a hero. >> super man. we have super heroes in india. krishna. lifts mountains and throws them to the ocean to create bridges. i will tell you the story about a super hero. krishna as a little boy in the village where the trees blow and the water flows and the birds fly and the grass grows, in this village there are cows. and people and they go to the river and they go to get their water. and they go to the river
Sep 21, 2012 2:30am PDT
from story telling that took place during the hindu temples and india into the mogel time in india this come from hindu and western cultures brought together. when the mogels came from persia to north india they saw the story telling and thought it was a beautiful art form. they were not engaged with the story but saw the beauty in the footwork and hand movement. they brought the dancers into their courts. they were a form of entertainment. so, i want you to put your imagination caps on. we will go from the forest into a beautiful mogel palace. there are velvet carpets and peacocks walking around. there are beautiful paintings and everyone all of you, the audience have come to enjoy the court and the king sits on his thrown in the corner twirling his mustache and he called for his dancers and they come to the room. you are here to be entertained by them. this is called taught. taught is a highly stylized tuning of the mind and body together. you will see very fast turns ending in sharp stances and things with our eyes and eye brows and our neck, our hands. and you will also hear a
Sep 28, 2012 7:30am EDT
focus to india. the country's economy is growing, and its people have more money to spend. to get a foothold japanese companies have to compete with their south korean rivals. nhk world has the story. >> reporter: a panasonic researchers walks through an area in new delhi. he's examining the lifestyle. >> translator: they put medicine here. >> reporter: the company faces stiff competition from south korean firms. it spurs oat japanese company. he checks out the refrigerator. >> translator: for about an hour this pack stops ice cubes from he melting during a power failure. >> reporter: more than 50% of the fridges sold in india are made by south korean countries. they design the devices with india's frequent power failures in mind. panasonic builds its sales plan around the same part of line. the firm is con traiting on air-conditioning. until now, most of the india's air-conditioners have been window units. though they provide cool air, not much daylight gets in. so the japanese firm came up with this model. a small device attacks to the wall. the rest of the unit sits outdoors. pan
Sep 27, 2012 7:00pm PDT
electronic makers are facie ining slumping sales. they are turned their focus to india. japanese company ies have to compete with their south korean rivals. >> reporter: a panasonic researcher walks through the area. >> translator: they put medicine in here. >> reporter: they plan to develop custom tailored to the needs of these consumers. the company faces stiff competition from south korean firms. >> translator: this stops ice c cubes from melting during a power failure. more than 50% of the fridges in india are made by south korean countries. they designed them with the frequent power failures. the firm is concentrating on air-conditioning. until now most air-conditioners have been window units. they provide cool air not much daylight gets in. a small device attaches to the wall. the rest of the unit sits out doors. to entice customers panasonic devise aesed a slogan, regain y window. sales have risen from 1 to 13%. >> translator: the number of our customers have rapidly increased. the manufacturer is building a new plant in india. managers hope to start operating this decembe
Sep 20, 2012 6:30pm PDT
nationwide strike in india to protest against forms of the retail sector which would allow in foreign supermarket chains. >> fresh restrictions ahead of belarus' parliamentary elections. belarus ones -- berlin warrants belarus not to send negative s ignals. they are clear signs china is more comfortable than ever flexing economic and political muscle. >> at the european union-china summit in brussels, the chinese premier laid out two demands. he wants to -- he wants the european union to lift its embargo on trade. >> he says he wants them to look at the country as an economic equal, saying it is time for them to recognize china as a fully fledged market economy. >> they were all smiles, and indeed, the first part of the speech to the participants was cordial. but then came the criticism. >> i must be very frank in saying this -- we have been working hard on lifting the arms embargo and raising our trade status. a solution has been elusive. i deeply regret this. >> then, the live feed of wen's broadcast was cut off on the orders of the chinese delegation. an eu spokesman said he had en
Sep 17, 2012 12:00pm EDT
india now it is more common to actually have a cell phone than to have a toilet. it is creating a very real health risk. >> no single toilet? you go to the railway track? [ male announcer ] layaway's back. earlier than ever. through december 14th. walmart. here at the hutchison household. but one dark stormy evening... she needed a good meal and a good family. so we gave her purina cat chow complete. it's the best because it has something for all of our cats! and after a couple of weeks she was part of the family. we're so lucky that lucy picked us. [ female announcer ] purina cat chow complete. and for a delicious way to help maintain a healthy weight, try new purina cat chow healthy weight. and for a delicious way to help maintain a healthy weight, dad vo: ok, time for bed, kiddo. lights out. ♪ (sirens) (train horn) ♪ vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. turn to senokot-s tablets. senokot-s has a natural vegetable laxative ingredient plus the comfort of a stool softener for gentle, overnight relief of occa
Sep 20, 2012 7:00am EDT
elderly and the costs that it will bring. >> welcome to gmt. also in the program, india's coalition government scrambles to support as it faces a backlash over economic reforms. protesters taking the streets of new delhi. a london spy killed after being poisoned by a radioactive cup of tea. 7:00 in the morning in washington and 7:00 in the evening in beijing where officials are seeking ways to deal with an aging population crisis. the communist party is preparing to install a new generation of leaders to run the country for the next decade. they are coping with one of the fastest aging populations in the world. the number of people over the age of 60 in china is going to double. this special report in central china, where it has one of the largest aging populations in the country. >> his story is in china's story. he has lived through hardship and famine. his parents died of starvation. he is now 79. life expectancy here now rivals west.westhe china has not built a comprehensive system of pension and old age care. they fend for themselves. their children all far away looking for wor
Sep 22, 2012 5:00am PDT
pesticides are destroying entire communities in india eternal breeze -- morocco tries to make the most of the forces of nature and cultural melt-down -- how parts of laos are taken over by partying tourists. would you spray a deadly toxic chemical on crops you later want to eat? five decades after endosulfan was developed as the rising star in pest control, reports of birth defects and severe health problems have caused the world to take action. a committee, set up under the stockholm convention, has put the chemical on its list of persistent organic pollutants. this ultimate blacklist of the world's most dangerous chemicals lists substances that accumulate in plants, animals and humans. they remain in the soil with no sign of depletion, and they keep spreading uncontrollably around the globe. according to the stockholm convention, this year was to see the end of the use of endosulfan. and yet some countries still resist banning this poison. our report from india shows the consequences of inaction. >> haseena is in bad shape. she can no longer speak or feed herself or even sit up. she can har
Sep 22, 2012 8:30am PDT
the answer with the 3 of us is the same. what i want to point out i look like i might be from india when i talk i sound like i'm from america. my parents are from india but i was born in america and i started this dance when i was 18. i was not a baby e. both charlotte and an drea did as well. charlotte at 15 years and joe airna and i 15 years. that's how we got in this program. we practiced very hard. very, very hard we practiced everyday and we have been been in india practicing 8 times where our teacher is from. yes. >> yes. >> well there are similarities all of southeast asia. we performed in bali with a group. it's a story from the [inaudible] and so the indian epiics actually the indian epiics for very common in cambodia and bali and thailand and there is a different aesthetic. all southeast asia and asia there are a lot of similarities. >> he is a male entity. he is not -- are you referring to the story? >> it's interesting you should say that. a unique indian concept is one of half male, half female. and that is -- unlike some dances the solo dancer portrays all of the parts
Sep 1, 2012 3:07am PDT
spending a great deal of time in india every year my next book is a memoir of going through india and what this has done to transform my own life. >> thank you very much. >> thank you. >> [applause]. >> foreign language speaking. [applause]. >> foreign language speaking. [applause]. >> foreign language speaking. [applause]. >> foreign language speaking. w3 >> i am very happy to be here. i feel very honored to have been asked to interpret this poem and make it a song. it's funny because something like two days before he asked me to do this, i was thinking to myself, i wonder what it would be like to write a song to the poetry. the reason i love the poem that we chose is because everything that i love in this poem, it's different, but, it has this magic in it and it's what you heard in spanish. of unexpected and beautiful things being placed next to each other in a way that surprises you and makes you realize life is always magical. here it is. [music] >> this is the way the world is, my dear, my dear. well, today i have to think the world as a whole. that i have to come from the sk
Sep 25, 2012 7:17pm EDT
? >> well, internationally, it's a different story. you look at china, india, the rest of the globe. 85% of the goethe in coal is going to come from china and india. coal has been at fastest growing fuel over 10 years, and projected to be the fastest growing over the next 10 years by the i.e.a., and by 2535 it should surpass all forms of energy. those are stiflts that people don't recognize or hear often enough in terms of the grow long term demand for coal. >> you have say unique sper spective. you say coal provides 10% of the electricity in the united states. what's your take on economic demand as we move into the new year? >> well, what we're not seeing is strong industrial and manufacturing demand. not to say that we're not seeing growth in certain areas. i think in terms of economic activity. we're seeing a little growth, but it's not to the point where it needs to be in our view to make a fundamental difference to getting the economy where it ought to be in terms of higher levels of gdp growth. we appreciate the insights. it's greg boyce, the ceo of peabody energy. you can see
Sep 28, 2012 2:00am PDT
greets the good in all of you. who knows where is this is from? india. today we are sharing an form. we are members of the dance company based here in san francisco and we are taught by somebody who has been doing this art form for over 50 years much the ladies including myself we have been studying with him for a long time. you will see different things. lots of sounds with our feet. a little bit of story telling through mime and expression and you will learn about math in dance. who would have thought. today we will start, our next piece means the coloring of the stage. dancers show the hindu aspect of the dance by using the positions of our hands we will show you we are decorating the stage and make a water picture and cleaning the stage with the water. plucking flowers and decorating the stage with the petals of the flowers. we will awaken the 5 senses through the blowing of a conch shell. we will demonstrate the 3 duty, creator, producer and the destroyer in order to make way for new creation. [music] [applause] good morning. afternoon, actually. so, as you can see this is an e
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Sep 3, 2012 3:00pm EDT
americans inside pakistan. the same terror group linked to the string of deadly attacks against india back in 2008 planned to conduct new strikes on nuclear facilities and military posts across that country. now more than a dozen suspects are under arrest. remember four years ago the cops say militants coordinated attack s inside india's largest cities, and more than 150 people died including six americans, hundreds of others wounded. india blamed terror group based in pakistan for orchestrating the mumbai attacks and the arrest could ratchet up the tension between the to nations. and catherine is in washington, dc, this afternoon. what are we learning of the suspects and the targets in this case? >>reporter: the targets including the naval base in india, which is in the arabian sea offering support and maintenance for india and can be used as a base for the submarines of india. and another target was a nuclear plant 300 miles from the city of bangalore, the third largest nuclear facility. 18 suspects have been arrested including this man. we do not know the strength of the evidence b
Sep 9, 2012 5:30am PDT
, in addition to my daughter india who is just amazing and -- in every possible way. >> she was on your last album. >> she was. yeah. good, good research. >> i'm a fan. i listen to your music. >> oh, thank you. thank you. she'll be on "the one", india and i will be on "the one." manuel and i had our first child, lucia bella is 7 weeks old. and just an amazing, perfect creation. >> you talked about -- i don't know if you expected that response. >> it was a very interesting response, you know? just to let people know, it was -- manuel was breast-feeding. the picture from my perspective was very tasteful. because, "a," you couldn't see any nipple and you couldn't see all that much -- no more of the breast than you would see -- >> on a cheerleader at a football game or a rap video. >> exactly. exactly. but, you know, it rubbed a lot of people the wrong way. it's really sad that we have stigma. it seems more so in america about breast-feeding that it's offensive. so that was a very strange reaction. >> this is the second time around for fatherhood as well. you basically raised your daug
Sep 14, 2012 7:00am EDT
remember. auch shifting to india, where there's been a price rise in diesel. >> it's a removal of some of the subsidy, not all of it, 12% increase, which is going to be very risky. allies have said they don't like this. there's going to be a great deal of a grass roots opposition to it. however, the government has got into a position where it is spending billions, a billion dollars a year on keeping these subsidies going. and from the government's point of view, this is its austerity. it cannot afford to go on doing this, so it is cutting back. however, the implications that have are going to be inflationary, because prices are going to go up. diesel is used largely for transport, cooking for a whole range of things in india, but also there's a problem about slowing growth in india. we've seen growth coming down to about 5% over the last year, and there's a possibility, but if you hit the consumer with these kinds of extra costs, you can slow growth even further. i talked to our business correspondent in india, and this is what she had to say. >> deese sell one of the main transpo
Sep 9, 2012 8:30am PDT
stepped up against a car parts in india and china. the found alarming results to the director of children and families program the center of the next generation she also offered the new report. and what were the findings >>> the findings of china and india are ramping up compared team as it treats our turn for example house about 20 or 30 or 2 million college graduates to announce more than the entire united states work force. in india as well will be four times as many high-school graduates as we do in nine states. part of this is to have larger populations the media. but i think one of things we recognize this just as they are ramping up we're stagnating or education. thus, pulse we have your >>> this the big point on the campaign trail on both parties. these different plans you're seeing in propose the dividend in this deficiency? >>> there's a problem at the federal level upon the state level and sourcing both cuts that the federal level announced cuts of the state level. when things recommending in this report is that we have to come together in a way the first president bus
Sep 1, 2012 3:45pm EDT
of these consequences for us? >> yes. i mean, the real scandal that makes this, the region of india where the "wall street journal" had actually reported an article that there was evidence of clients facing such pressure that they were being driven to suicide. this is, of course, widely ignored, but there were attacks against the "wall street journal" for daring to criticize the miracle cure. unfortunately what happened was these rumors carried on circulated and eventually the indian government stepped in and published a report which is available, thus surf report. documented 54 cases of women committing suicide as a result of the hands of extremely aggressive loan officers. in actual fact if you look at the report it was 53 suicides in one murder because there was a disagreement between a husband and wife of whether she should repay the loan are not, and so he killed her. fifty-three suicides in one murder. forced to as a way of earning enough money to repay the loans to become prostitutes. and then one particular low point was the case of a woman who was unable to repair loan. we
Sep 7, 2012 8:00am PDT
great deal of time in india every year my next book is a memoir of going through india and what this has done to transform my own life. >> thank you very much. >> thank you. >> [applause]. >> [applause]. we have a very special guest. [inaudible] is here with us tonight. [inaudible] dancing. step dancing which we are familiar with. you may have seen this before. this will be a treat. [applause]. >> someone once told me this was from scandanavia. this is a different version. about 2 sisters that fall in love with the same guy. it didn't work out too well. one of the sisters throws another one into the raging water. he fashions her body into a fiddle, into a violin. this is the actual violin. i love her so much. [singing] [music playing]
Sep 22, 2012 3:00am PDT
great deal of time in india every year my next book is a memoir of going through india and what this has done to transform my own life. >> thank you very much. >> thank you. >> [applause]. >> foreign language speaking. [applause]. >> foreign language speaking. [applause]. >> foreign language speaking. [applause]. >> foreign language speaking. w3 >> i am very happy to be here. i feel very honored to have been asked to interpret this poem and make it a song. it's funny because something lit
Sep 10, 2012 2:30pm EDT
little face, 4ed over to our facebook page. >> and tug-of-war in india looks a lot different than what we're used to. a ton of people are gathered in what looks like some sort of town square to watch this thing. the green tractor versus the red tractor. right from the beginning, the green tractor, not looking so hot. ♪ >> this guy gets completely vertical. and watch this. >> oh! >> you see the driver in there, then all of a sudden, these people standing by are yelling, stop, stop, stop, stop! because the red driver obviously, i think he won. >> the red driver knew the green tractor was already tipped over but gept going. it was like, i want total complete annihilation. >> you know what they say? you play until the whistle. fortunately it looks like the guy in the green tractor wasn't hurt. he got out of there in a second after people came to his aid. >> the guy got off the red tractor, blew up his chest like a big, old rooster, yeah, don't mess with my tractor. >> i would. even in tug-of-war, you play to win all the time. >> not selling in india. >> a green one. yeah. don't buy a lim
Sep 4, 2012 5:30pm EDT
to be wowed by these little fellows as they make their first public appearance. police in india have carried out raids in 10 cities as part of an investigation into alleged corruption in the allocation -- allegations of coal mining corruption. they have filed cases against five mining companies. a recent report by government officers said the country has lost more than $30 billion because materials have been sold to cheaply. coalgate, calling it an emerging scandal over the lucrative rights to mine coal that took place between 2006-09. the report says the bids were sold cheaply. billions of dollars may have been lost as a result. the government has defended its policy. but it has ordered a crackdown against those who may have benefited. >> the policy of allocating coal blocs is 100% fare. this was made by the prime minister of india and he had the right to the implement it. it was also made by the highest government officials. but we have some government -- as some companies that have falsified information to get their rights. that is why we're looking into it. it is their job to tak
Sep 20, 2012 7:00pm PDT
the "uss divide d. eisenhower." >>> citizens have taken to the streets across india to protest a government decision that opens up the nation's retail market to foreign companies. the government of prime minister singh announced sweeping economic reforms last week. the deregulation opens up india's market to foreign supermarket chains under certain conditions. toogz parti opposition parties criticized the measures which they feel will hurt the retail industry. they called for a strike on thursday. across the country, retailer staged demonstrations and closed their shops in protest. in new delhi opposition party leaders demanded the government retract the legislation. prime minister singh is trying to use the deregulation measures to boost india's slowing economy pie attracting foreign investment. opposition is expected to grow stronger. one of the ruling parties announced plans this week to leave the coalition government. >>> a high court in okinawa on thursday upheld an 18-month prison sentence for a civilian employee of the u.s. military base. he caused a fatal a accident. the
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
spoke to timothy, a former u.s. ambassador for india under the obama administration. it is a very robust defense of america's constitutional rights. how do you think it goes across the muslim world in the wake of this controversial one? >> he tried to do three things and i thought he was very effective. first, he talked about a very strong case for u.s. leadership in the world. he condemned the violence and also made the case for free speech and what that means in the world. secondly, he talked about the advancement of democracy. how that is founded on principles. and thirdly, i thought he talked very effectively to a domestic audience, a litany of achievements that he has obtained in his foreign policy, thereby strengthening his record there. contrasting what governor romney might do or what he might not do. >> as a candidate in the days of the berlin speech, he talked about the need to tear down the wall between christians and jews and muslims. but that was as high as ever. >> as ambassador to india for a few years, you see a lot of good things in the world. the ambassador was k
Sep 17, 2012 4:00am PDT
. india's government is now welcoming money from abroad. the country, made up of mostly local, family-owned businesses, is letting loose on some prior restrictions regarding foreign investments. under the new regulation, retailers such as walmart, broadcasters, and airlines will be allowed to open majority-owned businesses in india. india's commerce department says the move will help with the slowing economy there. the markets are soaring in america. shows you what a little stimulus can do. if only it was as easy to stimulate the economy of the eurozone. but maybe all that bond-buying is doing some good. that was talked about in a 2-day meeting in cyprus that began friday. let's talk with greg hadley. he's president of the bull & bear institute. in regard to what's been going on in europe, are you bullish or bearish? > > you know what, i'm a little bit of both. if you look at it, the ecb, by buying up the short-term notes of basically the pigs, greece- > > that's a key point, though: they're buying the short-term notes. > > it's the short-term notes, which really has been the problem
Sep 11, 2012 6:30pm PDT
still industrializing like china, india, and brazil. but which country has the biggest economy? >> the world's biggest economy? >> it germany? >> it probably china. >> the biggest economy in the world is still the usa. they make up 90% of the world economy. china is no. 2 with 14.3% of the world's total. the eurozone is close on china's heels. then comes india, japan, and brazil. if we look at per-capita income, the old order is still on top. the usa, japan and eurozone are far ahead of brazil, china, and india. america and europe's wealth is largely driven by creativity. this is borne out by the numbers. if we look at patents, a 29.4% of patent applications in 2009 came from the usa. 24% came from eurozone. next come japan and trailing far behind, china. the eurozone finds itself in deep crisis, but the numbers show it has great strength that should help in the coming years. >> we have all little bit of sports news now. best kyte surfers in the world are at stop to of the 2012 world championship kite serving tour. despite the extreme when the conditions, germany has made it through to
Sep 9, 2012 8:00am PDT
the beyond common? >>> at the comes from the whole south asian from india and pakistan and nepal and all those countries. and of a south asian living in the bay area and united states and so we have a loss of asians sure in their films and so we have shows from coast to coast. and also some feature filmmakers >>> his famous and he was here years ago. solace to look for those with not seen a lot picture is worth a thousand carried big in hollywood is the first clip. >>> i am an actor. i've been thinking about what a wanted to do and life and this is really what i want to do? all a sudden i cast in this film that brought this is supposed to be the blockbuster movie >>> at its goodies couldn't this opportunity >>> he's one the top three superstars of india >>> all predictions will come true. >>> this about a guy is getting into the movies and does >>> he is a largest movie being made so far >>> are depressed road >>> they are carried they want to be a doctor but however he's not actor and doing really well and hope will happen for the census screen. >>> the next clip is the valley of th
Sep 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
two of india pose the most sacred religious sites. -- india's most sacred. mcdonald's restaurants in india don't sell before pork. >> a major retailer is helping make it easier to do christmas shopping. mart will cut its key to open a lawyer with account from $15 to $5. toys"r"us recently announced it was waving its up-front fee for layaway orders made before october 31. walmart says the reduction was not in response to that bucks a reaction to customer feedback on its facebook page. >> we have another hour of news on this wednesday morning starting right now at 6:00. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. qwikster ahead, gunfire at a victory rally in canada leads one dead elected official asking what happened. experts later provides the biggest fireworks at the democratic national convention. >> and what aaa says will pull the washington area off of the list of the 10 worst commutes. good morning, washington. rise and shine on this wednesday. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. we want to get to adam caskey. hot start to this wednesday morning
Sep 9, 2012 4:00pm EDT
problem that india and pakistan have proposed. pursuing nuclear weapons. the problem with pakistan and india being civilian energy as a springboard for getting to nuclear weapons. and the third one, the specialist problem of small power vulnerability as evidenced by what is called electromagnetic pulse of a mile talk about double b2. and the implications for missile defense. and from there will move on. in the case of ron which i think we can say is every now and then in the news, and as saws just yesterday the story about the a october surprise. the fundamental problem here is the possibility of a cuban missile price of -- crisis in the middle east. to understand this, we briefly go back. in 1961, in june with president kennedy in vienna. pushed kennedy around. kennedy himself said later, you really beat me up. he decided that kennedy was not up to it. kennedy said, well, what about the possibility of paraphrasing not having the transcript in front of me, the possibility of miscalculation. you have to be careful. khrushchev said this calculation, i don't want to hear this word. on tir
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